| Tiger Rant|| re: Worst College Football Coaches of All Time - glaucon on 11/1/13 at 6:06 pm|
That list is horrible. I don't care what happened at Michigan, Rich Rodriguez has no business being on that list. The list doesn't even really bother with having legitimately bad coaches on it.
Edit: Except Kiffin, he sucks....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Has a show's final season ever been the BEST season? - glaucon on 9/18/13 at 9:35 am|
The best season of Angel was easily season 5 so, yes, it has happened....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Worst Final Season of a TV Show (Dexter) - glaucon on 9/17/13 at 11:49 pm|
[quote]Yes really...you can't tell me with a straight face that Season Five wasn't a disaster in comparison the quality of the other four seasons.[/quote]
It was very, very far from a disaster. There are great scenes and moments throughout Season 5. The serial killer and newspaper plots were ki...
| Music Board|| re: Music that has NOT aged well... - glaucon on 12/15/12 at 11:12 pm|
Talking Heads sounds just fine to me....
| Political Talk|| re: Thoughts on Obama politicizing the shootings in his comments... - glaucon on 12/14/12 at 10:32 pm|
It should be fricking politicized. It is time to do something about this bull shite....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: In Starship Troopers, why didn't they just drop Nukes on the Bug Planet? - glaucon on 12/14/12 at 10:15 pm|
I thought it was implied that they did....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Parks and Recreation "Ron and Diane" Best episode of the season - glaucon on 12/6/12 at 9:56 pm|
Wait, Millicent from P&R married Vaughn from Season 1 of Community this year? The ultimate minor sitcom character marriage![/quote]
That is fantastic....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Parks and Recreation "Ron and Diane" Best episode of the season - glaucon on 12/6/12 at 9:49 pm|
[quote]Did we always know jerry had a hot wife?[/quote]
It was kind of implied but we didn't know it was [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz-z_TeJObU)]this[/link]...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Parks and Recreation "Ron and Diane" Best episode of the season - glaucon on 12/6/12 at 9:34 pm|
I love this show. I feel like the world is a better place after each episode....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Would The Walking Dead have been better on HBO? - glaucon on 12/3/12 at 8:47 am|
I don't think nudity would have added much of anything to the show so no....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Mandel: serious SEC bowl maneuvering (lsu to cotton, A&M to CFA) - glaucon on 12/2/12 at 2:02 pm|
[quote]UGA to Cap1 vs Nebraska
LSU to cotton vs Texas/OU (OU if no.Illinois makes top16)
USC to outback vs Michigan
A&m to CFA vs Clemson
Miss st to Gator vs Northwestern[/quote]
I am glad somehow that some logical pairings may prevail....
| Tiger Rant|| BCS system - glaucon on 11/25/12 at 5:04 pm|
Why all the despair on this board? The only reason we are not getting a better bowl game is the bs that is the BCS system only take two teams per conference. In the new system, we would be going to a great bowl game but due to still being stuck with the BCS we may go to Chick-fil-a. I don't under...
| Political Talk|| re: Serious question about Lincoln and the Civil War, no flame. - glaucon on 11/21/12 at 2:36 pm|
[quote]People in the south 200 years ago saw it as a economic issue while people in the North, who did not care to understand the economic ramifications of banning slavery had the luxury of seeing it as a moral issue.
The modern day version of this is the Obamacare regulations. They can kill the...
| Political Talk|| re: Liberal Revisionist History myths - glaucon on 11/20/12 at 12:06 pm|
What was the first amendment inn acted after the Civil War again? Yeah, it was totally not about slavery. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| re: How to STILL stop BHO - glaucon on 11/19/12 at 8:48 pm|
So you literally want to subvert the will of the American people? What the frick is wrong with you?...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Your favorite EPISODE from your favorite TV shows - glaucon on 11/19/12 at 6:19 pm|
Chuck: Chuck versus the Ring -- The show always tried to reach the level of this episode but never quite pulled it off but, irregardless of that, this episode is pretty much perfect from beginning to end.
Buffy: Once More With Feeling/The Body -- I couldn't decide which I liked more and oddly ...
| Political Talk|| re: La + 14 states petition to secede - glaucon on 11/11/12 at 12:40 pm|
[quote]Didn't the Supreme Court say that secession is unconstitutional? I don't agree with it, but I thought this was the case. [/quote]
Seems like we decided this question around 1865....
| Political Talk|| re: How do you perceive SS/Medicare? - glaucon on 11/10/12 at 2:04 pm|
[quote]2. a system of taxation wherein the working population subsidizes the lifestyles of the elderly population via government programs [/quote]
That is what they are....
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/10/12 at 3:26 am|
This made me laugh!
The life of What we know as the Roman empire began as a Monarchy. That was over thrown and a Republic was put in it's place. The Roman Republic. You can't very well say that the Roman Monarchy was the same as the Republic. Likewise, you can not claim the the Roman Emp...
| Political Talk|| re: Why are Democrats all of a sudden so interested in helping the GOP win? - glaucon on 11/10/12 at 1:23 am|
This is a politics board. A big part of that is elections. Had Obama lost, a great deal of the discussion on this board would be about how he lost and why. The biggest story would be how the polls got everything so wrong. But as that didn't happen, thus, we are talking about Romney. Furthermore...
| Political Talk|| re: I think it will be a long time before a Republican wins the presidency again - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 9:18 pm|
[quote]Right or wrong?[/quote]
It depends. The Republican Party that we saw in this election cycle probably doesn't win allot of presidential elections but the fact of the matter is that American Political Parties change and adapt. They want to win elections. Thus, I suspect that the Republica...
| Political Talk|| re: More Romney incompetence - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 9:02 pm|
[quote]t's a sad time in a nation where there is no reporting about an ambassador and three other Americans killed with blame being placed on video but front page stories about Romney being a "loser" even after the dems win the election. [/quote]
You know, disecting why Romney failed to win the e...
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 6:56 pm|
Byzantium is the Roman Empire....
| Political Talk|| More Romney incompetence - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:57 pm|
The historical argument distracted me. This is what I originally logged on to share:
[quote]Now a note about the technology itself. For starters, this was billed as an "app" when it was actually a mobile-optimized website (or "web app"). For days I saw people on Twitter saying they couldn't find...
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:54 pm|
[quote]Exactly how much influence did Rome exert over Europe after the Goths and Visigoths and Vandals got done with it? The "nations" of Europe got ever increasingly away from the city/empire. Take a lookie at Charlemagne and all of the others that sought the Emperors throne of the HRE which was a ...
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:44 pm|
"Eat a bowl of dicks, douchebag."[/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:42 pm|
[quote]Who was blamed for the problems of Rome and the burning of it by ever so fair Nero? Oh, the Christians. [/quote]
Rome existed as a Christian nation for over a thousand years....
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:38 pm|
[quote]Rome as it approached its failure would be a great comparison[/quote]
Rome is hardly a great comparison as it isn't a failure. It existed as a political entity for 1500 years or so after its so called failure. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:33 pm|
You have never heard of a nation that had a senate and a lower house?? [/quote]
I am pretty sure you don't know what Nation-State means....
| Political Talk|| re: Examples of Nations.. Liberals please answer the questions - glaucon on 11/9/12 at 4:32 pm|
Are you saying there has never been a republic that was a world power.. THE WORLD power? [/quote]
I suppose you could make an argument for Great Britain but it would be a tough slog to fit well as an analogy for the United States as social welfare spending didn't have all that much to do...